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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, innovation and technology, and supporting local and community policing initiatives. as the students we are glad to have here as well, rachel stanley is a junior at elon college majoring in international studies with all sorts of minors, political science, and she has worked with refugees and her region. she is the president of halal on her campus and the millennial values fellow so we are pleased that she is back. last but not least, mohammad usman is a senior at depauw university majoring in urban policy and conflict studies with a minor in religious studies. he was a part of the national bioethics bowl, the winning team in the last year so congratulations on that. and before attending depauw was a special assistant in advocate for acts of civil legal justice at the university of new york school of law. so welcome to all of them. i would like to hear from all of you, and last night when we heard governor romney talk about states as the laboratory of democracy so while that may have been a republican democrat comment it got me thinking about our mayor and the work that they do in their
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Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
enjoy equal pay for equal work. early in my career, i raised my life testifying against a corrupt local official and that is why wasn't afraid to stand up to wall street, too big banks, to credit card companies that ripped up consumers. my sister and i cared for her mother until we lost her to alzheimer's. that is why fight against insurance companies to deny people coverage based on preexisting conditions and to make sure we eliminate the donut hole, the gap of prescription drugs for seniors. without the belief one teacher had in me and pell grants, i wouldn't be standing here before you today. that's why fight for funding for thousands of teachers to stay in the classroom teaching our kids and to make sure that college is more affordable by expanding pell grants and make sure that when interest rates were low. my experience has been like so many millions of new jersey and who work hard every day to try to advance the hopes and dreams and aspirations of their children. but the metaclasses under attack and that is why fight back in the united states than it should create good jobs, good
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
so far, it is a catalyst for local and state leadership that opted into with which does represent a major difference from the no child left behind one size fits all. it is hard to force people to make change. this tool with other people who wanted to, and so much activity and progress -- that is a hallmark and an important part of the president's focus on education. >> let's get back to reauthorization. you mentioned the focus on energy, and how come reauthorization is done in the first term? >> the president and secretary worked hard. many meetings, there are people on the secretary's team went to many meetings and spoke about it. a lot of efforts to try to get that bill authorization done in the second half. the first half of four years there was a recognition with the stimulus getting passed in february, time was needed but the second half there was tremendous effort. congress was not able to agree. there were divisions in congress and heroic efforts to get bills then and was not embraced significantly by many in the republican party. some republicans were trying to work together
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Oct 21, 2012 2:00pm EDT
servicemen. many that served serve the local militia that for actual by contrast 617,000 combatants died in the civil war just to give you a sense of the difference in scale that we are talking about. statistics like these hint that the meaning of the war of 1812 can be found as much in popular print, and newspapers, books and about what telling about the war as it can be found in the battlefields themselves. contrast those numbers of service men with numbers on newspapers in. they produce approximately 250 different newspaper titles to the weekly messenger. that's about one newspaper franchise for every ten men who died in battle how many issues of each volume, how many actual newspaper franchisees there were if you want to assess the impact and the importance of the war of 1812. in 1812 americans took instructions about patriotism from a flood of popular print. a wash in discussions about national law of. from political speeches like madison to the tavern ballots and folk songs and the treatises and political economies to popular novels and sleeves to talk about love of country. a war tha
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Oct 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
me that it's essential for local democracy and the localism that my constituents and these people are listened to? >> i think it's their important the planning system does listen to local people and proper prospects or folder unshakable work very hard in this case to make sure that happens. >> the evidence file used to convict, if it still exists, contains clear evidence and clear intelligence of a widespread -- [inaudible] one of its members most of his link to a senior aide of a former prime minister who says he could smuggle indecent images of children abroad. the leads were not followed up but if the file still exists i want to ensure that the metropolitan police secure the evidence, we examine it, and investigate clear intelligence suggesting and powerful network linked to parliament and number 10. >> the honorable gentleman raises a very difficult and complex case, and i'm not entirely sure which former prime minister is referring to but what i would like to do is look very carefully into the allegations he's made. by casey raised, and look very carefully and see what the govern
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Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-half of 1% of all servicemen. many served and local militias in the service was more ceremonial. the 617,000 combatants died in the civil war. to give you the difference. the meeting of the war of the war of 1812 can be found in popular print of newspapers and books telling about the war as in the battle field. contrast those servicemen with those in the newspapers. between 1812 and 1815 producing approximately 250 different newspaper titles from south carolina gazette gazette, a kentucky telegraph, a massachusetts week the messenger. one newspaper franchise for every 10 men. not how many were published monthly or weekly but how many different franchises there were. if we went to assess of the war of 1812 we need to evaluate it as a cultural event as much as cultural. americans took instructions from popular print a discussion about national law of. the political speeches like madison's from folks songs to popular novels, plays, americans on every side proved eager to talk about love of country. that may have been dismissed as a waste of time and money as if not a disastrous displays
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
increase the number of students getting five good gses from 12% when he was under local authority control, almost 90% now. the transformation has been astonishing, and you know what? the methods have been conservative. smart uniforms, teachers in suits, children taught physics, chemistry and biology. not soft options. children set by ability with excellent support, extra resources for those in need, but no excuses for slacking. and when you see as a parent schools like that, just have one question, why can't every school be that way? like in all our children have those chances? it's not because parents are not ambitious enough. most of these schools are massively oversubscribed. it's because the old educational establishment, the left wing local authority, the leader of the teacher unions, the labour party theorists, it's because they stand in the way. when we saw a badly failing school and wanted to turn into an academy, the label authority, the labour mp and the teacher unions all said no. with inspirational teachers and parents, when they wanted to open preschools, the left wing establ
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Oct 21, 2012 1:15am EDT
have any further contact with a local bob. this has nothing to do with downsizing. it is incumbent to bring the spirit of the measures curb wastefulness and it occur at efficiency bravura not tired doing -- during that time you could so wallets. think of show and tell to acquire. daddy won the longer use a dry credit-card to buy a executives president's -- presents that are not money. and this will not -- spare us but consequence to have daddy number four. we're certain everyone will work as a team to return the hunters and household to their previous state of fiscal stability. if you have any idea the boxes in the kitchen. thank you very much. [applause] rear opened for questions. c-span has the roving microphone. let the guy hit you in the face and we will answer your question. don't be shy. quickly in beijing. when they sang children are our future. you are the children. this is the future. >> somebody does not like the rules. some account is canada justify its relationship with great britain? the last time i checked you are still tied to them. >> islam. everybody wants their paren
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
also create mechanisms where they would be local arbitration and mediation because that has been done in syria for, i mean, if not thousands come at least hundreds of years. they deal with this and perhaps more positive ways than we imagine, only when we think about legal solutions. and in reality, what has been happening when we see the deception from the syrians are generally welcoming and i think there's almost an unspoken kind of discourse that's happening, where people are really encouraged and that generally already brings them to the side of human rights, to the side of the people into the site of the revolution. of course the situation is somewhat sensitive to directly offer amnesty, given the incredible level of violation, but they're many of us who feel we need to do this in order to help undermine the regime and really break through its ranks. thank you. >> my name is angie and i am a student here in the u.s. in the middle of the revolution i started becoming afraid of what's going to happen is area, especially when the regime started using, but when i come and listen to in
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
went to the local captain and said where's my summer job. he said, you know you're supposed to vote if you want to work for the machine. i voted. yes, we know. you're supposed to vote a straight ticket. >> i voted the straight ticket. >> but you forgot one. how did you know that? we have ways of knowing. they opened the ballot and to track of who voted for whom, and if you did not vote the right way you did not get the job. that is the chicago way. the president, need not remind you, from chicago and was an active part in the daley machine yes. >> brand in the quarters. what are your thoughts about the original lan3 >> brand in the quarters. what are your thoughts about the original land requirements and the constitution and talks about returning to that? >> i'm sorry, the original? >> the land requirement to vote. >> in the united states constitution. >> wasn't that in there? >> can you send it to me? some states have property laws. some states have laws that said you had to own property. >> okay. state constitutions. >> well, you refer efforts into several friends in the u.s. constit
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Oct 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
when workers organized deals or unions private armies and local militia were summoned to a breakup strikes and demonstrations often with volleys of rifle fire. as one explain the social order of the time, the perplexing question why one man should be strong, happy, and prosperous and another week, afflicted, and distressed may be entered by the suggestion that the purpose was to teach the power of human endurance and the ability of a life of struggle. well, according to the courts a workers only right was to negotiate man-to-man and take himself elsewhere when terms are not to his liking and then marry the boss's daughter. atop the social order the robber barons flaunted their aristocratic aspirations by dressing up like 18th-century european royalty, spectacular parties, a chorus girls jump of cakes and hang diamond colors on their stocks. the greatest, they were uninhibitedly from 08 in their misconduct. drooling, eating and drinking incredible amounts. they sometimes seemed to avoid a shame, manners, and morals and in the ethics of let me. well, the barron's also control legal e
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 2:00am EDT
local level, but the global economy. unfortunately, what you're hearing is too much of the gloom and doom in terms of where america is that it comes to competitiveness. my view is that it is still the best country on the planet when it comes to starting up a business in advancing ideas you have or access to talent. the challenge we have before us because we are the architects of our own destiny, the key issues we need to confront. if you look at the next 30 years, if we don't address i don't think we can remit the most competitive country in the world. first it comes down to immigration. it is broken. it makes absolutely no sense to educate some of the smartest people in the world with advanced degrees and then ask them to leave the country and go start up something elsewhere. why are you stapling right to their graduate application of these that were a green card. second, when it comes to education, the challenge we have domestically is that system is always broken as we look for the next 30 years. in detroit, for example, their 3400 i.t. job openings in the detroit mature regio
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Oct 15, 2012 8:30am EDT
constitution to assure future generations this won't be a threat. and i believe that local decisions should be supported by local funding. that's where the property tax comes in. but i also believe in targeted aid which is why i support a reversal of the claremont decision that has really destroyed local public policy making for education as well as local funding and destroyed the opportunity for the state to provide for targeted aid to help our cities and towns in that area. and then we need full funding of special education and other mechanisms that will lower the property tax burden. but in the end it's a decision made by the decision makers in the cities and towns about how much they spend. >> moderator: do you have a follow? >> mr. lamontagne, specifically, do you have a plan to provide property tax relief to new hampshire residents? lamontagne: first of all, i do, and i think what it is is bringing back economic recovery to new hampshire. as goes economic recovery, so will go more revenues for state government, for example, and local communities in terms of broadening the tax b
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Oct 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
vessel ever since. events have been staged in and around the city of fairfax. the local town hall and our historic stage, and the city of fairfax regional library. for the past two years, our brand-new sure what community center. we are proud. we are proud of the "fall for the book festival." it is now my honor to introduce to you our special guest for you. neil gaiman was born in the united kingdom and now lives near minneapolis. he was born and raised in public libraries. he credits laggards of fostering his love of reading. he began his writing career in england as a journalist. his first book was a durand durand biography that took him three months to write. the second was a biography of douglas adams don't panic. the official hitchhikers guide to the galaxy companion. excuse me. this groundbreaking series sandman-- [applause] >> selected a large number of u.s. awards and 75 issue run. >> is at city hall today and one woman said that i have every single one of those. including three harvey awards. in 1991, sandman became the first comic ever to receive a literary award. it won
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Oct 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
impact on state and local government? rozum: of course, i think that people are affected by the decision. no one wants bureaucrats in washington making decisions that are going to be affecting them. the times that we had a balanced budget, we were talking about this kind of deficits. talking about compromise, i think compromise is important, but it is also important to take a position and not compromise before the fighting starts. this would allow the bush tax cuts to expire for those making over a million dollars. >> moderator: ague, ursala rozum. a follow-up question for dan maffei. counties are crying out for the release of the medicaid costs. a new health care lobby support will increase the cost of medicaid even further. how you justify that on top of the fiscal crisis. the municipality and what it's facing in part to unfunded mandates and health care costs remapped. maffei: i think we need to combat unfunded mandates. the other thing that we must do is work very closely with our counties. when i was in office, i worked very closely to make sure that we haven't excellent fi
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Oct 28, 2012 8:30am EDT
for 17 miles from the airport to the church. local choirs joined to sing at his memorial service as a method in church that helped raise him. knowing matthew had been an eagle scout and a local boy scout by collecting pens and paper and sent them to matthew's unit in afghanistan. a dear friend, jim bunn who is involved in media had a vision and the matthew freeman project again. he dedicated much time and energy to produce a short film that launched the project on memorial day 2010. since then, with the help of so many volunteers, he can't name them all, the project has spent over seven tons of school supplies to soldiers are buried for humanitarian efforts in afghanistan. matthew small town of richmond hill, now a city of savanna and our great army bases at fort stewart and hunter army airfield in savanna air guard to help me heal by supporting the matthew freeman project under it all veterans day 5-k run for peace. last night i dedicated a memorial in our town, the captain matthew freeman project proudly announced a new scholarship we will be starting for the siblings of the fall
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> regarding health care, what responsibility, if any, do you believe rest with the state and local government and what responsibility if any way with the federal government? howell: thank-you, justice. healthcare is one-fifth of our gdp. the largest not-for-profit health care organization in california. we have known for a long time that we have to have affordable quality health care. when joseph asked about the responsibilities, it is all of our responsibilities. under the affordable care act and think it was the first beginning of what we need to do in order to reform health care system to make it affordable for all of us. i like the ability to put my two boys back on to the health care system that we have to wait until they're 26. i also like the ability to make sure that no one is a slave to their job when it comes to pre-existing conditions. you know, health care is a big deal, but whether -- is governor romney becomes president we will have romney care or obamacare because we need to solve this problem, and we need to solve it immediately. it is a collaborative effort between private, p
CSPAN
Oct 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
governments and local authorities with a view to exploring the possibility of electrification of the north wales railway line, 105 miles, and economic benefit for north wales. >> i welcome the announcement for extra capital expenditure, but will the secretary of state work with the welsh is similar to make sure the welsh civil engineering companies help in competing for contracts for this work? >> yes, mr. speaker, this is an issue that has been identified recently. i'm sure the welsh government are aware of the problem and i'm sure they will be addressing it. >> order. questions for the prime minister. >> number one, mr. speaker. >> thank you, mr. speaker. [shouting] >> mr. speaker, i'm sure the whole house will wish to join me in paying tribute to the servicemen who tragically have fallen since we last met for prime minister's questions. lance corporal dwayne grew a first by john grenadier guards, sergeant and private of the third battalion yorkshire regiment, sergeant johnson coops of mechanical engineers, captain james of the royal engineers, and captain manley of the royal marin
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
around the country and interviewed local level tea party leaders and local diners and restaurants we sat down. i went to virginia, pennsylvania, kentucky, utah, california and do a surprising how similar the worldviews of these tea partiers were and yet so distinct from my academic colleagues at ucla where i've been getting a phd. for the first one i'd like to make, one thing that sets the tea party apart from many others if they have a very traditional review. so essentially, they have this view america's land of opportunity and that all people regardless of backgrounds can succeed. now this is not to say, but they have this even more so and this is how the answer poll questions and how they help explain a lot of there there policy positions that other people have a hard time understanding. the scope of this. so these are some signs i took at a washington d.c. tea party protest here by the capital. you often see signs like this. don't spread my wealth. spread my work ethic. stop punishing and rewarding failure. this is all part of a common thing. and for this to make sense, i think
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
government should set high standards and should test but i like the idea of more local control and decision making for how we support our education and i like the idea of federal dollars falling into students, so i like to see more parents be able to choose things for them. unlike senator kent will i support public charter schools and supports innovation and i'm not someone will be a tool in the u.s. senate race at >> senator cantwell? cantwell: education is so important. as someone that went to school and got to go to it from college and know how important it is, but ednrique, your questions or with early childhood education and that's why i want to make sure that we don't have a ryan budget that would cut some of our most essentials education programs. i want to make sure that we invest in early childhood education and vindicate recalled system i've been focused to make sure that we continue science, technology, engineering and math. some of the best investments i've seen in the states have been at the school district or delta high school and the evergreen school in southwest was
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Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
seen we it's the single biggest proposal you have for you to push in congress or with local businesses to create jobs and congressional district 18. over the rear of the three policies and also access to capital. a small community banks are suffering from the unintended consequences of the dodd-frank. and we have to understand we are not out of the woods for the for closure in the united states of america. st. lucie counties in the top two counties in the state of florida which is the highest. >> moderator: people are listening for solutions what is the solution for your district to create jobs, not about policies that failed or succeeded in the past but specifically what are you doing for district 18 or should i say what you do mr. murphy, 30 seconds? murphy: congressman west is great had planning people and pointing the finger but we have to be serious about solutions and as a small-business owner and cpa i've created jobs and not just talked about it and the first thing i would like to push forward is a piece of legislation that allows businesses of all sizes 6% of their
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
think of in the of the local economy that the buffalo market can still support an nfl team? hochul: absolutely. absolutely i believe in his team. this team is important to our local identity. not just in buffalo but rochester. they do the summer training at st. johns fisher. that's an important economic catalyst all over the district. sunday morning i was at the restaurant in warsaw, the place was packed with people heading to the bills game. we've got to keep the filter. spent is it feasible? collins: absolutely. what we got here is a great regional market. we sell out the stadium, the sport of the fans is second to none even the we have been 13 years not in the playoffs. i know that the bills want to stay here. they need what i think a reasonable improvements to the stadium and i'm confident the state will come through on that part and the county will continue to support him to expenses and some capital as we move forward. it surely up to the government to make sure the money is there to improve the stadium as the bills are requesting. >> obviously the buffalo bills are very impo
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
local and regional events. it was true for the governments of the region. it is true for u.s. policy as reflected in the outsize focus on military capability. but today, information is ubiquitous. a generation ago in saudi arabia commie pressure nation from one or more of four sources, parents, teachers, imams or tribal leaders. every leader you make of the black area or iphone with every app known to mankind. a study abroad or colleges of many torments, living with students from other villages with different views. we have gone in the dark days of the cold war and eastern europe, worked would listen to their transistor radio to an era where saudis get 24 hour newscasts and receive constant twitter feeds. you cannot control the message and a longer. you can only influence. so the real question of the day, does the united states, and do the governments of the region had the necessary tools to be successful in an age of influence? let me close by thanking the national council for their leadership role in the great dialogue of the day. jen and i had the privilege of serving these last t
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, but on the ground in local communities and many of your communities, the vitality of religious freedom depends on the attitudes of the people in those communities, particularly where there is one hanging a large majority. you know this course. groups in the minority, hatches if you will, in some areas of the country, sufferer. whether it is the one church in the northern alabama who complains about something in the school and is vilified and has to finally leave the county or whether it's the muslims trying to build in oscar and a community that doesn't want it or whatever it is, much depends on how people see it. the government may be doing fine. in many disputes involving muslims the government is doing well in terms of defending the rights. it's the attitudes of local communities that make life difficult for people in our work places, in their schools, in their homes and i think that's what we have to worry about. one of things when you talk about vitality of religion in the united states. i'm going to be super boring and agree with my colleagues. we will build on something especial
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Oct 6, 2012 3:00pm EDT
agusta, maine. for more information visited by booktv's local content vehicles go to c-span.org/localcontent. >> next on booktv education activists jonathan kozol talks about inner-city children he followed since the age of 6 to 18-year-old. he examines the economic and educational obstacles each child has face as they progress through their school system. it is about an hour. [applause] >> thank you very much. thanks, tom and thanks as always to my absolutely favorite bookstore in america, politics and prose. i love that books for. [applause] and thanks to each and every one of you for being here. i am particularly glad to the with so many friends tonight. i don't mean with some double meaning, i just mean friends old and new. some of my oldest friends in the audience. it means a great deal to me because to -- tomorrow is my birthday. i will be all alone on an airplane going through six hours to some place i haven't checked the schedule yet, i think it is something like portland, ore. or san diego. united airlines is not going to give me any presents. are there any teachers wit
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Oct 22, 2012 8:00pm EDT
entire state. they don't allow the local cities and counties to add a mosquito abatement tax, or having a always tax holiday where you don't pay any sales tax on the first $50 of school supplies during certain days. rules like that make collection of sales tax across the country insanely complex. so pennsylvania is trying be simple. they exempt digital download and they're not members of the streamline sales tax because they want to maintain what they call a business friendly environment. >> i think this highlights the balance i talked about earlier that congress has to strike between the burdens and state sovereignty on the other. many of those things that make the sales tax more complex are things that consumers and voters like. sales tax holidays, caps and thresholds so you're not paying sales tax on a full price. those are things that consumers and voters like so it's a balance on one hand between those desires of the voters the states and the desire fireness and also for the states to be able to maintain their taxes in a way that makes sense so that to the extent the taxes b
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Oct 7, 2012 12:30am EDT
minutes we will explore the literary culture of this area as we visit with local authors and explore special collections that help tell the history of not only this state but the country as well. >> this is the first parish church in brunswick maine and it's significant to the story of uncle tom's cabin. in many plays places stories began here. it is here in this pew, pew number 23 that harriet beecher stowe by her account saw a vision of uncle tom dean clips to death. now uncle tom, as you probably know, is the title, the hero of her 1852 novel, uncle tom's cabin and the story of uncle tom's cabin is that there was a slave, a very very good slave who was sold by his first time owner, mr. shelby, and he sold him in order to pay a debt on his plantation. through a series of misadventures you might say, he ends up in the hands of a very unruly owner who is so irritated by him and his goodness, that he whips him to death and this is the scene out of which the entire novel in many respects grows. harriet beecher stowe came from a family, a very religious family, the beach or's who are lo
CSPAN
Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm EDT
and other national election news. kitv 4 will begin coverage of our local race at 6:00 that night. on behalf of kitv 4 news and civil beat.com, thank you, aloha and good night. >> and we have more campaign 2012 coverage coming up live here tonight on c-span2. we go to phoenix for a debate between candidates vying for a seat in arizona's new ninth congressional district, democrat and former state representative key stint cinema is up against republican city council member vernon parker live tonight at 8:30 eastern here on c-span2. and live now to remarks from the former director of mossad, israel's intelligence agency. he'll give his perspectives on the israeli/palestinian conflict, also iran's nuclear program and the uprisings in syria and egypt. ephraim halevy has served in the no o sad for almost 40 years. this is just getting started. >> 2,500 people since its inauguration. um, jane harman, the president and ceo of the wilson center, will introduce today's speaker, efraim halevy, the former director of the mossad and former head of the israeli national security, and aaron miller, t
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Oct 17, 2012 9:00am EDT
country's interest in local communities interest in having kids educated for success in jobs and even prepared for college and citizenship it is not industry. on specific point you've made, to make two different points. one is you mentioned there wasn't a call for reducing formula fund. i've heard even governor romney recently has said he won't respond to but he won't cut them. last night your co-chair said he won't decrease, you said tonight he wants a more incentives before competitive grants. i think yourself, it has to come from somewhere. so that's where my take is, if you're not increasing funny butcher increasing income, on the affordability question, so i think you mentioned there is again, to decent people to care deeply about the future of america and education. two different views of how to get there. you mentioned the word dialback and you it to dialback certain things, not dialback others. i think what you said and the campaign said you want to dialback the president's focus on supporting federally supported state efforts to raise standards, for the common core, that you
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
being made about you and about your community locally and nationally so that creates an interesting situation. we use the voting booth as a tool to bring common people into democracy. that is our way to participate, to go into the booth on that tuesday during the work day and check some boxes. that is our contribution. that is how we show what we want. we pick between a few people. a lot of millennials do vote. there are a lot of millennials who don't vote. there are a lot of millennials, as the title of of the report indicates, our dissolution. maybe they think their vote doesn't count. maybe they don't like the candidates. maybe they think that voting is too much of a hassle. but they are not voting that they are still being affected. there are many other people who are voting for different reasons. immigrants, their huge demographic changes taking place all across the country and whether you have documents or not you're in the country and the results of the elections to affect you. but you're not having as they necessarily in those results. convicted felons, they are still citize
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Oct 20, 2012 10:00pm EDT
with that guy? which in some local society we still do. i don't think there's anything inherent in that. >> host: are you talking about the weekends or after where? a man who is a stay-at-home father. >> guest: or you just pass that guy in the park. you think we will never get to that point. >> host: i'm not even at catching a value to it. i'm merely noting this liberal world where people think we are entitled to a single happy marriage in which a man is a stay at home dad and his wife is the breadwinner. >> guest: those that have not chosen to be stay-at-home dads probably. >> host: men's understanding of themselves is bound in intrinsically what they do for living in that rose out of their nature. i'm not endorsing that. i'm just quoting the reality of it. i'm just not aware and i know a number of people who have been in that position of a single happy stable marriage where the man stays at home but maybe there are a lot of them. >> guest: that's interesting. let's explore that for a minute. is an important question. increasingly women's identity are tied up to their work in a wa
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
united states has the local role, but i don't think it's entirely terrible either. because they are both ending up in the same way to see which one is better. and i would prefer otherwise, but i don't think that's the end of the world for british banks or american banks. or for either one. you get europe to follow suit, as they should. they are not the enormous threat right this minute, but they could become obviously. >> but by threat, you mean threat to the financial system? >> yeah, yeah. just to kind of benefit to the economy. characterization of all kinds of statistics and i'm going to give you an uncertain statistic. we added statistics for value added by industry in the united states. i'm sure you have them here. it's pretty tricky. it's pretty straight forward in the manufacturing business. if you look at value added numbers in the united states for the first decade, the decade before the crisis rough ly, you'll see phenomenal numbers, value added in the united states of the financial industry went from 5 to 10. if you look at it in real terms, it went up very little. so you had
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
local economies, and post a threat to public health. whether or not this guy can be attributed to climate change, climate scientists agree that we will see more drought and more extreme heat. more threats to public health and the economy. i'm not asking was the equity with this but i'm asking if you believe the u.s. government has a significant responsibility to help communities and individuals repair for climate related threats to our well being. and if so, what specific policies would you recommend? if not, do you think adapting to climate instability is largely the responsibility of individuals and the private market? mr. gorn, you will go first for one minute. horning: i'm glad she has -- is more political discussion than it is, talk about climate change. we don't know what a correct temperature is but i do believe that there is a valid role for the federal government in protecting resource pics i do believe there is a very strong will that is, in fact, nothing like a very well at all. crony capitalism think what it is, made it awfully difficult for people to actually seek som
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
learning mode. one of the big issues is how to engage local leaders in learning. technology companies have to get engaged in this and the idea is to point out they are all about reaching into mid markets. oral communities are mid markets. you need to engage with local leaders at the roll level to understand what this technology is and how to do it and it is agriculture and service and manufacturing. has got to get into the organization and economically transform the way a operate. the second search of stakeholders that i have a great deal of respect for but been under the gun and that is higher education. i was laid off from georgia tech a month ago because georgia tech's budget was cut and where georgia tech has a huge commitment, getting to rural areas and solve technology problems. it was not economically feasible but universities, particularly public universities like georgia tech and the land grant universities that have not reached as a mission have a public service commitment to solve these problems and personally i think there's an opportunity for collaboration not only with t
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Oct 29, 2012 8:30pm EDT
some of local heroes in the battle in iraq. i retired years ago to run for congress to grow this economy and to move us back to a balanced budget over time so that future generations have the same choices and freedom that we have had to focus on local issues and i will tell you it's been a great honor and privilege to serve you republicans, democrats and independents alike i4 gunster relief, broadband how on-line disease and helping small businesses grow. this election offers a clear choice. my opponent has run a nasty and a deceptive campaign. although it isn't likely he's traveled to your town you like we have seen his nasty commercials. senior citizens snarling at me, they don't even talk that way. and he has claimed that i voted to end medicare designated the law of the year and he has made other false claims as well saying that i voted to deny women the right to an abortion even in the case of rape and incest this is completely untrue. i'm not even overturning roe v. wade. he can't be trusted and in terms ti fa bipartisan budgetr democrats and republicans working together to
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
power of technology and communications for this enabling people and local levels to act in ways they cannot at federally and as the act in the region and the state level it becomes then clear of the federal level what needs to be done, so from my standpoint, the beginnings of this process are sufficiently still new that it would be assertive third reason why we would be surprised by wife this relatively inaction of the federal level but at the state level a lot is going on. what lisalyn and dave are doing is informing this and energizing it to make it easier at the state level. >> why >> let me first give the most simple answer to your question him something everyone can do when they leave the room. go to the web site, www.loc.org. there is one box that shows you how to tweet and twitter of the debates and ask them to ask a question about reducing poverty and addressing your early childhood child care. you can do that, all of your friends can do that. it's easy to get enough people to do it. there's also a map that puts child care on the map encouraging to get state elected officials
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
it has to do with our public lands in the attitudes locally will help me help you in making this a reality. i think engaging, harnessing and asking for the health of the nation's governors. so typically meet with the president once or twice a year and you get briefings as opposed to the president saying, i need your help. please go out and do this. i need help on health care 2014 is around the corner. i need some help on energy policy. let's help to fill in the gaps and make it a national effort if you will. i think there's huge untapped potential in that area that could speak to bipartisanship. >> i think the biggest policy achievement might have been welfare reform. and that was done by clinton who was congressionally accepted. on the republican side a couple of democratic governors. so i think you could imagine, certainly if you have serious health care reform, the republican version of health care reform includes medicaid back to the states. you need to have a serious and truthfully than obamacare will depend on this day. you need to have a serious conversation with governors t
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Oct 31, 2012 7:30am EDT
amendment says local decisions made at the state level are better than washington. i understand that is represented in congress i should not be meddling in state affairs but i have my opinions and yes, we need to get this resolved. ms. hochul believes its washington that's always got the right answer. it's big of a coming out of washington, washington to tell the states and counties what to do. that's a big difference. this is a state issue. i will respect that this is a state issue. i respect and honor the tenth amendment of our constitution. >> give you a quick rebuttal but is it a state issue? hochul: guess it's a state issue but also with when your your leader in congress you are in position to set to bring people together. i don't think i should just walk away and say i don't care about the community's i represent. this is hurting them. we need to resolve this so i take it to framework to my job in washington. it's not just what you do sitting in a job at capital. when is multimedia grocery store, you've got to get involved and help them. when anakin needed help, we are there fo
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
polluting and so damaging. so i do think there's some priorities. i also think with the local community wants, matters a lot. i don't live in indian point. i'm not running to represent indian point, so i do think we have to ask the constituents of their what they want. i talk to people where the power plants are, and there accountable with it and there's a lot of jobs. i do think it's very, very important. in indian point that might be a completely different situation and i think we have to ask the people there what they want to do. i presume the government is doing the. >> moderator: and two, trenton. ann marie buerkle, but we do, what you agree with what the governor wants to do about indian point, shut it down or not? buerkle: i do not and i don't think dan answered the question. this country needs a companies of energy policy, which not just this administration, several administrations have failed to put together. and that energy policy needs to be all sources of energy. we need to do the things they think carefully why we protect the environment. we have reserves, with oi
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
tailored to local needs and conditions. none of this is happening in a vacuum. the transition occurring in the maghreb are linked as you well know with developments across the wider middle east. egypt, the largest arab nation, cornerstone of the region, up we have seen its new elected leadership say the success of egypt's democratic transition depends on building consensus and speaking to the needs and concerns of all egyptian, men and women of all faiths and communities. we stand with the egyptian people, universal freedom and protection and we have made a point that egypt's international standing depends on peaceful relations with its neighbors and also on the choices it makes at home and whether or not it fulfills its own promises to its own people. in syria the facade regime continues to wage brutal war against its own people even as territory slips from its grasp. i recently announced major new contributions of humanitarian aid and assistance to the civilian opposition and we remain committed to with our like-minded partners to increase pressure on the regime. in yemen wh
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Oct 14, 2012 12:45am EDT
that there was a beloved local sheriff named steven sorensen had been ambushed at a trailer in a remote town near lancaster in the city where i was visiting mark. it was quite a violent incident according to the early reports and by then it was an hour to after we had heard the first sirens. there were choppers flying around and six or seven different police agencies were converging with the huge and rapidly escalating manhunt. mark turned to me and said this sounds like your kind of story. he was sort of half joking but when joshua trees are involved i'm usually right there. even though i do break for sand and the desert is often the main character i don't respond to every siren i hear and i don't do that kind of reporting even though the story "desert reckoning" and ironically enough. i guess i have with this book. which took eight years by the way. at any rate we started watching the coverage as it unfolded that afternoon and it turned out that the two main characters involved were very compelling to me. there was a dedicated hermit donald cook who was a suspect in the shooting and h
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Oct 15, 2012 2:00am EDT
, whether it be on radio, locally, nationally, television as well. but what i find really ironic is, especially today, may be connected with your comment about celebrity culture, when you look at certain so-called news organizations, fox, cnn, the women and the guys, it's both, one in the same, they are airheads. they really are. i'm saying the guys, too. and it bothers me so much knowing in particular that women are executive producers, and i wonder if, you know, the experience you've had and the people you know are putting any pressure on organizations like that to hire more serious journalists. you were talking earlier about print journalism. i'm wondering what thoughts you have about -- >> cable-television, to everything else but it's like radio talk show. you have to say come you can't you say the media. if you're talking to cable television, that's a completely different animal than what network news or npr or public television or anything. so, you know, you're dealing with a very small audience that has a, it's only like under 2 million, but they have, you know, they are both
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
power of subnational government, regional government, local government because so many times i think that cities and states, provinces around the world are waiting always for some action on a national level. for instance, about mental issues. the fact of the matter is the local government can actually do about we had a disagreement with washington in the bush administration, but we moved forward. we didn't wait for anybody. they made commitments for 25% and 85% came up with three renewal and the list goes on. all those things we did and actually so much so secretary-general ban keynote spoke at the opening session of the u.n. to encourage all the other countries to go in the same direction and if the national government, the subnational government would have the power and create an organization to encourage subnational government to go in the direction and not to wait for the national government. severe environmental issues are so many other issues you can address any subnational level. you are to teach that and make people aware of states and cities and counties. i think it is a mac
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
york in my personal life while the federal government not much. state come of it more, local, a lot more. the federal government should be maintaining harmony among the states keeping them in line regards to protecting americans' rights keeping the nation in harmony that is on facebook. next up is cheri watching in des moines. an independent. good morning. >> caller: yes, i do agree with mitt romney. i think the government is getting way too big. that's my comment. thank you. >> host: next up is less in detroit. he wore on. good morning. >> caller: good morning. we in michigan have to decide in november whether to allow the state to come in to the city and as a public use to take over and print the financial manager were emergency manager for the cities that have financed the distress and take over the local government where they can come in and remove the city officials like the mayor and the city council. i don't think that's the the presidential candidate mitt romney had in mind when he wanted to say states have rights. what about the city's rights to elect their own elected offi
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Oct 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
local star here who runs detroit venture partners as i'm sure many of you know, if you're from detroit, you certainly know that, a supporter of this event which we're very grateful for, and i think symbolic of the incredible new energy that's developing in detroit. and i should also say that josh created a company calls eprize in 1999 here in detroit. it's been operating all this time. two weeks ago it sold for a nice exit. [applause] so here's the story of a local company that came from here, went all the way and, you know, he's done real well with that. meanwhile, he's invested in a ton of other companies. so i just want to start by asking you, steve, you know, when i told you about this, you immediately dropped it. why did you think techonomy detroit was a good idea? >> well, i think it's a great idea. i think it's great you're willing to shine a spotlight on detroit. it's not just about detroit, the story about entrepreneurship in america and how it is spread more broadly through the nation than we sometimes realize. obviously, silicon valley is the epicenter of enormous in
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
has the local role, but i don't think it's entirely terrible either. because they are both ending up in the same way to see which one is better. and i would prefer otherwise, but i don't think that's the end of the world for british banks or american banks. or for either one. you get europe to follow suit, as they should. they are not the enormous threat right this minute, but they could become obviously. >> but by threat, you mean threat to the financial system? >> yeah, yeah. just to kind of benefit to the economy. characterization of all kinds of statistics and i'm going to give you an uncertain statistic. we added statistics for value added by industry in the united states. i'm sure you have them here. it's pretty tricky. it's pretty straight forward in the manufacturing business. if you look at value added numbers in the united states for the first decade, the decade before the crisis rough ly, you'll see phenomenal numbers, value added in the united states of the financial industry went from 5 to 10. if you look at it in real terms, it went up very little. so you had all this a
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Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
read the local newspapers because i never like to read the papers where i conduct because i'm too sensitive to criticism. plus, i do read the papers, because you have to get something here, because you can't get the new york times." so she had a little bit of difficulty sometimes of not knowing when to stop. c-span: the relationship between gaston caperton and his wife and the rockefellers -- senator and mrs. jay rockefeller? because you have -- i've got a quote here that says, "jay is welcome in our house but not in our hearts." >> guest: right. when the governor was running for re-election in early 1991, jay rockefeller, who was the former governor who's now the us senator from west virginia, was approached to get behind gaston caperton and also to hold a fund-raiser for him. at that time, gaston's poll ratings were very, very low because he had made somewhat of a promise in his first campaign not to raise taxes. in fact, he had raised taxes when he got in there and discovered that, in fact, the state's finances were much worse than anyone had predicted. and when they went to th
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Oct 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
book "mismatch". those in the audience can purchase it just outside. otherwise just go to your local bookstore or to any of the online services to get a copy. it is published by basic books. stuart taylor is an author and free-lance journalist focusing on legal and policy issues, he also writes for national journal, a contributing editor, he is a stanford law school lecturer and occasionally a practicing lawyer. he is a nonresident at brookings institution. his current focus is on constitutional law, media law and the supreme court. he has been a senior writer for american lawyer media. he is as distinguished lecturer in writing that concern university, reporter in supreme court correspondent for the new york times and an attorney with wilbur cut their and graduate of princeton university and harvard law school please welcome stuart taylor. [applause] >> thank you very much. please accept my heartfelt thanks for giving us this opportunity to talk about a new book. i am going to focus more on the case in the supreme court and i will talk a little bit about the relevance of our book's
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Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm EDT
get done. we cannot get much done. we need to work with our allies. we need to talk to local intelligence services, and that's been the big problem i now, we've lost the contacts in these intelligence services that really provided us information about the bad guys. >> well, but at a huge cost to, i mean, you know, it's not like there's any great notaly for the libyan knew cab rat or the egyptian, right? >> we had a great relationship with mussa cushion saw. he was giving us all, and, you know, at the end of his life, gadhafi was really a tolerated nuisance. when condoleezza rice visited in 2006-2007, it was the highest ranking american to visit libya since, i think, vice president nixon's visit in 1957 or '58. there was really a big about face, and that was the big middle east foreign policy of the bush administration put forward, that they had, um, that they brought libya back in from the cold. and that was what we had there. yes, there were a lot of human, there were human rights violations and, yes, there were a lot of problems, but that didn't change the fact that our int
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the fbi and the cia and local police can share information without doing it through a fusion center which cost $90 and builds another whole level of bureaucracy into our system. i don't know if that is responsive. and please join me in thanking our distinguished panel. [applause] >> a look at the changing geopolitical map of the middle east. roxane farmanfarmaian nml examines current events from the civil war. the formation of new alliances in what she calls the air cold war. she spoke at a forum of the world affairs council in dallas, ft. worth. this 50 minute event begins with an introduction by the council's chairman, patricia patterson. >> welcome to this year we be lecture. with the help of many view in this room, people who can speak on strategic international issues, we certainly have been astounding panel today. it is part of the political and international relations department. our panelist is affiliated at the brookings institutes and the university of utah, which is at the getty center in utah, which interestingly is the oldest middle east center in the country. she is al
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